AROUND BALTIMORE: ‘House of Cards' leaving Maryland? 2014 American Craft Council & Sax in the City

BALTIMORE - Here are the stories you're talking about on February 21, 2014. 

1. ‘HOUSE OF CARDS’ LEAVING MARYLAND? : Did “House of Cards” just pull a “Frank Underwood” on Baltimore?

The hit Netflix political drama wants more money in tax incentives to film season three in the state or they’ll pack up the set and leave for another location.

House of Cards” you can’t leave us! If Annapolis can’t offer anything, maybe Baltimore can help out with: all you can eat crab cakes, free Orioles and Ravens season tickets, or the city can even turn one of the city circulators into a party bus for the cast and crew.

You can still catch seasons one and two on Netflix.

2. AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL:  Step away from Pinterest and head to the Baltimore Convention Center for the American Craft Council show.

The largest juried indoor craft competition in the country is in town through Sunday. This year, the theme is “Let’s Entertain.”

3. BALTIMORE SAXOPHONE SUMMIT: Get ready for a little “sax in the city” Sunday night at the Baltimore Saxophone Summit. Local artists Craig Alston, Tim Green, Ron Pender and Mark Gross will play The Grand Historic Venue, part of a musical trilogy series dedicated to rekindling jazz in the city. 

“Baltimore is a nexus for the evolution of jazz, as it was then it is now. And on Sunday afternoon we’re passing the baton,” said Baltimore Saxophone Summit’s Caprece Jackson-Garrett.

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